Archive for December, 2012

Motivation, Study Habits Are Keys to Math Ability, Not IQ

December 22nd, 2012
Motivation and Study Habits Influence Math ScoresA new study finds that intelligence is not the key factor in how a student gains math skills. The new study, found in ...

Certain Personality Traits Tied to Social Well-Being

December 21st, 2012
Certain Personality Traits Tied to Social Well-BeingCertain personality traits -- extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability and openness -- are closely tied to feelings of social well-being, according ...

Better Language Skills Mean Less Anger for Toddlers

December 21st, 2012
Better Language Skills Equate to Less Anger for Toddlers  Toddlers with more developed language skills are better able to manage frustration and less likely to ...

Men’s Insecurities Can Lead to Sexist Views of Women

December 21st, 2012
Men's Insecurities Can Lead to Sexist Views of Women  A new study suggests that men’s insecurities about relationships and their conflicted views of women ...

Sibling Arguments Can Lead to Depression

December 21st, 2012
Sibling Arguments Can Lead to DepressionThe holiday season is typically associated with families reuniting and parents lavishing their children with gifts and attention. Unfortunately, the sharing of gifts may become ...

For Some, Video Games Bolster Social Bonds

December 21st, 2012
For Some, Video Games Bolster Social Bonds A new study finds that video game playing is not always associated with a life of failing relationships and dwindling friendships. According to Penn ...

Use Intuition to Select the Perfect Gift

December 21st, 2012
Use Intuition to Select the Perfect GiftFor some, it is not so much procrastination but ambivalence that delays the purchase of that special gift for family and ...

Discrimination Ups Risk-Taking, Anger, Vigilance

December 20th, 2012
Discrimination Ups Risk-Taking, Anger, VigilanceNew research shows that when people experience discrimination, they respond with a pattern of thoughts, behaviors, and physiological responses that may adversely affect their ...

Map Details How the Brain Organizes Visual Data

December 20th, 2012
Map Details How the Brain Organizes Visual DataScientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have discovered that the brain is wired to put into different categories the ...

How The Brain Plugs New Information into Goal-Setting

December 20th, 2012
How The Brain Plugs New Information into Goal-Setting ...
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